University Transportation Center Team

Marte Gutierrez, PhD

Director, University Transportation Center (UTC) for Underground Transportation Infrastructure
James R. Paden Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Coolbaugh Hall 308
1012 14th St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3507
mgutierr@mines.edu

Mike Mooney, PhD, PE

Grewcock Distinguished Chair of Underground Construction and Tunneling
Director, Center for Underground
Deputy Director, University Transportation Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Coolbaugh Hall 306
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-384-2498
mooney@mines.edu

Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD

Associate Director for Education, Workforce Development and Diversity, UTC for Underground Transportation Infrastructure
Department Head and Professor of Mining Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Brown Building 239
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3700
pnelson@mines.edu

Tonatiuh Rodriguez-Nikl, PhD

Coordinator, The California State University, Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

The California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
323-343-4456
trodrig7@calstatela.edu

Clay J. Naito, PhD

Coordinator, Lehigh University
Professor of Structural Engineering

Lehigh University
13 E. Packer Ave.
Bethlehem, PA 18015
286–758-6229
cjn3@lehigh.edu

Gabriel Walton, PhD

Graduate Program Coordinator, UTC for Underground Transportation Infrastructure
Graduate Program Director, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering
and Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Berthoud Hall 311A
1516 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-384-2235
gwalton@mines.edu

Reza Hedayat, PhD

Research Experiences for Undergraduates Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Coolbaugh Hall 154
1012 14th St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3401
hedayat@mines.edu

Eunhye Kim, PhD, PE

K-12 Educational Outreach Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Brown Building 214
1610 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3029
ekim1@mines.edu